Service updates

We're having a new lift added to our Talbot campus library, and this is likely to cause some disruption and noise at times. If you're unable to find quiet space within the library, you can book a study room elsewhere on campus.

Standard opening times

These opening times apply throughout term and vacation periods.

The Sir Michael Cobham Library, Talbot Campus

Your ID card is required to access the Library overnight between 5pm - 8am and all day during weekends and bank holidays.


Library building (ground floor only)

Library building (floors 1 - 4) Web Chat/Staffed service at Help Zone  
Monday - Friday  Open 24 hours 8am - midnight 9am - 5pm
Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays Open 24 hours 10am - 10pm No staffed service

Weston Library (Bournemouth Gateway Building), Lansdowne Campus

Your ID card is required for access at all times.

Day Library area Web Chat/Staffed service at Help Zone 
Monday - Friday  Open 24 hours 9am - 5pm
Saturday, Sunday and 
​bank holidays 
Open 24 hours No staffed service

If you can't visit the Library in person you can contact us on Library Chat, email us at [email protected] or phone us on +44 (0)1202 965959. Unless otherwise stated, these services are staffed Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. You can also find out more information by visiting our Library FAQs page.

For IT support, please telephone +44 (0)1202 965515 or Freephone 0808 196 2332 (both available 24/7)